Examples from the Web for new jersey
It has been attempted in New-Jersey to lessen the expense attending these heats, by performing them in reverberatory furnaces.The American Quarterly Review|Various
One of the most extensive groups of trap-rocks is to be seen in the north-eastern part of the state of New-Jersey.
In New-Jersey, the proportion is 1-13th coloured; and of the convicts 1-3d.Abolitionism Exposed!|W. W. Sleigh
British Dictionary definitions for new jersey
Word Origin and History for new jersey
named 1664 by one of the proprietors, Sir George Carteret, for his home, the Channel island of Jersey. Jersey girl attested from 1770.
Culture definitions for new jersey
State in the northeastern United States, bordered by New York to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Delaware Bay to the south and west, and Pennsylvania to the west. Its capital is Trenton, and its largest city is Newark.